Generally people don’t pay attention to the roof over their heads…until it springs a leak! However don’t wait until water is pouring through the ceiling and you have to break out the buckets to pay attention to your roof.
Extreme temperatures and old age all contribute to the lifespan of your roof. A damaged roof can cause leaks, decrease your home’s value or even collapse. Regular inspections will prevent minor issues from turning into major ones and can prevent you from prematurely investing in a new roof. Here are some major signs that indicates that it is high time to contact a roofing contractor
- Bald spots
- Shingles that are buckling or curling
- Loose material around chimneys and pipes
- Shingle granules in your gutters
- Soft spots on the roof interior indicating rotted plywood
Roofs are a critical and expensive component of your business or home. Even with the well-known cost of roof repairs or installation, they are often a building component that is neglected when it comes to maintenance. Foregoing preventive maintenance on your roof can lead to expensive repairs or replacement that could have been easily avoided with the right processes and inspection schedule. Common strategies to Prevent Damage during Roofing Process for both residential and business buildings
Inspection before roofing :- Inspect the roof before the replacement to find any repairs needed during the process. The roof, attics, gutters, flashing, siding, shutters, chimneys, skylights, and vents will be examined as well for any damage.
Trained roofing contractors :- Making sure all our employees are trained and know the process for using equipment is very significant.
Photograph trouble spots :- Getting to review pre-existing damage it is very important to keep conversations recorded in case property damage accusations arise later.
Inspect after completion :- To make sure the replacement went smoothly, it is critical to inspect and document the new roof again.
Use correct equipment :- Professional-grade equipment need to be used which reduces the risk of damage of property, pets, or others.
Your roof should undergo professional inspection every three years in addition to your bi-annual self-inspection. These inspections will surely help one to have a longer lifecycle for roof.